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Hi, y'all! My name is Melanie but on trail I go by Peanut. Franklin, TN. is my hometown, but the mountains of Appalachia have my heart. When I'm not on the trail, you can find me sippin' a craft beer or watching a hockey game. Boo Radley is my cattle dog-beagle-hyena mix, who joined me for half of my AT thru hike. In 2016, I thru hiked the Appalachian Trail solo. I thru hiked the Pacific Crest Trail in 2018 with my partner, James. I just left my job as a field rep at HOKA and we're going after our triple crown in June! Follow along as we attempt the Continental Divide Trail this summer! I'm excited to be at the Trek sharing my journey with ya'll!